Also in the Observer: Sharks boys cross country finishes 17th at State Final; Halifax rowing competes in Head of the Hooch regatta in Tennessee.
The Spruce Creek girls cross country team placed ninth in the FHSAA Cross Country State Final for Region 4A on Saturday, Nov. 11, at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee with a team average of 20:24. Camryn Cooney made the All-State Team with a time of 18:27.
6th Camryn Cooney, 18:27
32nd Samantha Gayton, 19:37
81st Katelyn Murray, 20:58
100th Haley Rodriguez, 21:24
103rd Bailey Nelson, 21:36
Sharks boys cross country finishes 17th at State Final
The Atlantic boys cross country team's season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 11, as the Sharks took 17th place at the FHSAA Cross Country State Final for Region 2A at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee. The boys finished with an average time of 17:45.
47th Darnell Rooplal, 16:55.27
86th Gabriel Cortez, 17:42.05
89th Christopher Baker, 17:43.52
119th Adam Adlrich, 18:11.00
122nd Quinn Reynolds, 18:15.48
Halifax rowing competes in Head of the Hooch regatta in Tennessee
Halifax Rowing Association’s three crew programs had a solid showing at the 2017 Head of the Hooch regatta in Chattanooga, Tennessee, one of the world’s largest rowing regattas with more than 2,000 racing shells on the water through Nov. 4-5.
HRA’s mixed masters 8+ placed third in their division, earning a bronze medal.
And for the first time in HRA history, junior rowers traveled to Chattanooga to compete. The crews tackled the 3.1-mile course in four different events, competing against teams from around the country and racing against more than 70 boats per event.
For the juniors: Meredith Pallemaerts, Matteo Russo, Ben Steel, Bret Bay and Ben Herstein finished 38th out of 90 in the mens 4+.
For the masters masters: the women placed fifth in the 8+, and the men placed sixth in the 4x.